"Iron Man 3" is upon us and it's time to catch up on the franchise. We care because you care, and because Robert Downey Jr.'s past Iron Man movies have grossed $1.3 billion, between "Iron Man,""Iron Man 2," and "Marvel's The Avengers."
Expect that number to get a lot higher with "Iron Man 3," which opens in the U.S. Friday, May 5 after debuting overseas to a massive $195 million haul.
However, as hot as the series is, many people still don't know the story of billionaire playboy Tony Stark and his adventures as Iron Man. We're here to help out with that.
Time to get caught up on "Iron Man" and get psyched for "Iron Man 3."
Meet Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.): a narcissistic, billionaire playboy in charge of his father's weapons and defense technology company, "Stark Industries."
He travels the world demonstrating defense technology to interested buyers.
During a missile demo in Afghanistan for the army ...
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